Whither the Muslim World’s NATO?

Whither the Muslim World’s NATO?

  By James M. Dorsey.   Source: Dawn   Controversy and uncertainty over the possible appointment of a Pakistani general as commander of a 40-nation, Saudi-led, anti-Iranian military alliance dubbed the Muslim world’s NATO goes [...]
NATO’s Provocative Anti-Russia Buildup

NATO’s Provocative Anti-Russia Buildup

By Stephen Lendman.   Washington largely determines NATO policy. It remains provocatively anti-Russia based on policies it’s pursuing. In December at an OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Hamburg, Germany, Sergey Lavrov accused [...]
Trump’s endangered Mideast policy?

Trump’s endangered Mideast policy?

By Syed Qamar Rizvi.   After resuming his office as the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump is being seen as playing with political jugglery richly reflected by his Israeli tilt as he has been thinking of shifting the Israeli [...]
Militants put half-hearted Pakistani counter-terrorism at crossroads

Militants put half-hearted Pakistani counter-terrorism at crossroads

By James M. Dorsey.   A militant faction associated with the Pakistani Taliban has put Pakistani authorities, already under pressure from the United States and an Asian money laundering watchdog, at a crossroads in their hitherto [...]
Protecting Militants: China blocks UN listing of Pakistani as a globally designated terrorist

Protecting Militants: China blocks UN listing of Pakistani as a globally designated terrorist

By James M. Dorsey.     China, at the behest of Pakistan, has prevented the United Nations from listing a prominent Pakistani militant as a globally designated terrorist. China’s protection of Masood Azhar, who is believed to have [...]
Trump’s lethal call for Muslim apartheid

Trump’s lethal call for Muslim apartheid

By Syed Qamar Rizvi.     President Trump’s executive order– of Jan. 2017 , a heraldry of communal legacy, characterized by Muslim exclusionism– halted the entire US refugee programme for 120 days, indefinitely [...]
China’s growing South Asian role

China’s growing South Asian role

  By Syed Qamar Rizvi.   Given the imperatives of the rising of extremist forces that exercise ideological influence across the region and potentially in Xinjiang itself; or given the proxy battles in Afghanistan between India and [...]
US-Backed Terrorists in Aleppo Near Collapse

US-Backed Terrorists in Aleppo Near Collapse

By Stephen Lendman. Syrian and allied forces are advancing steadily, liberating one neighborhood and district after another. US-supported terrorists are surrounded, trapped and weakening, including the will of many to keep fighting battles [...]
Fidel Castro Ruz Passes, An Era Ends

Fidel Castro Ruz Passes, An Era Ends

By Stephen Lendman.   He’s gone. His revolutionary spirit lives. He redoubtably resisted yankee imperialism for half a century, surviving hundreds of US attempts to kill him and the revolution he led. He withstood the machinations [...]
Taking on militants: A fight for the soul of Pakistan

Taking on militants: A fight for the soul of Pakistan

  By James M. Dorsey.       Two high-level meetings in recent months involving senior military commanders and intelligence officials and/or top-level government representatives spotlight Pakistan’s difficulty in coming [...]
Under Pressure, Egyptian President Promises Change

Under Pressure, Egyptian President Promises Change

By James M. Dorsey.     Faced with a drop in popularity, intermittent protests against rising prices, and calls for a mass anti-government demonstration, Egyptian general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, is seeking to appease [...]
Hillary’s Email Exchange with Gen. Petraeus Reveals Serious Lack of Judgement

Hillary’s Email Exchange with Gen. Petraeus Reveals Serious Lack of Judgement

By Jim Kouri.   About 1,000 emails between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former commander of the U.S. Army’s Central Command (CENTCOM), Gen. David Petraeus, were reported to be missing from the tens of thousands [...]
Clinton Campaign Manager On Foreign Donors, "Take The Money, We Will Deal With It"

Clinton Campaign Manager On Foreign Donors, “Take The Money, We Will Deal With It”

  By Jaime Ortega.     Wikileaks most recent email release shows Hillary Clinton staff accepted campaign contributions from foreign donors knowing the decision might end in controversy. The email was sent before the democratic [...]
Emails show Hillary Clinton deeply rooted with corporations and outsourcing jobs

Emails show Hillary Clinton deeply rooted with corporations and outsourcing jobs

  By Jaime Ortega.    Democratic Nominee for President Hillary Clinton, harshly campaigned against Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, and promised her supporters that she advocated against outsourcing jobs. Sanders ratcheted up her jobs [...]
New Documents Show Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi Amid TARP Controversy

New Documents Show Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi Amid TARP Controversy

  By Jaime Ortega.   The website Guciffer, uploaded crucial information related with the Clinton Foundation, exposing democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her affiliation with controversial donors. The document shows [...]
Colombian Reject Peace Deal Shocking Government

Colombian Reject Peace Deal Shocking Government

By Alina Dieste.   Bogota, Colombia- Colombians hit their government with a shock defeat Sunday when they voted by a razor-thin majority to reject a historic peace accord with communist FARC rebels. Voters resentful of the blood shed [...]
Turkey Aggressively Seizing More Syrian Territory

Turkey Aggressively Seizing More Syrian Territory

By Stephen Lendman.   Rogue president Erdogan wants northern Syria annexed, expanding Turkey’s border south by seizing its territory on the phony pretext of combating ISIS, his ally. On Monday, he said Turkish forces control 900 square [...]
American Election Systems Face "Credible Cyber-Threats" Expert Tells Congress

American Election Systems Face “Credible Cyber-Threats” Expert Tells Congress

  Yesterday Rice University computer scientist Dan Wallach warned that the American election systems face “credible cyber-threats” and urged the need for a contingency plan during a testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Science, [...]
China warns US, to keep out of South China Sea dispute

China warns US, to keep out of South China Sea dispute

  The Daily Journalist.   China has warned the United States to stay out of the South China Sea dispute. China spoke after talks with rival countries at a regional summit in Laos, premier Li Keqiang said China wanted to work with [...]
Erdogan/Putin Meeting: “A New Landmark in Bilateral Relations?”

Erdogan/Putin Meeting: “A New Landmark in Bilateral Relations?”

By Stephen Lendman.   Interviewed by Tass ahead of meeting with Putin, Erdogan was asked to explain his agenda. Restoring ruptured economic relations was very much on his mind. He called his visit “a new landmark in bilateral relations, [...]